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  • Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale

    Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale
    Coney Island amusement park had a sideshow. And the Wadsworth Atheneum’s upcoming Coney Island exhibit has a side show, too. The Atheneum in Hartford will open "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008" on Jan. 31. Meanwhile, an...
  • Best Exhibit

    Best Exhibit
    1) Maurice Sendak - New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington St New Britain (860) 229-0257 nbmaa.org 2) Festival of Trees & Traditions - Wadsworth Atheneum   3) Toulouse-Lautrec - New Britain Museum of American Art  
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main St. Hartford (860) 278-2670 wadsworthatheneum.org 2) New Britain Museum of American Art   3) The Mark Twain House and Museum  
  • Most Connecticut Museums Still Allowing Selfie Sticks, For Now

    Most Connecticut Museums Still Allowing Selfie Sticks, For Now
    Selfie sticks are the talk of the museum world. Those extender poles used to widen the panoramic range of a selfie have become popular with the general public and museum visitors, who want to show more of the artworks in the background of their snapshot....
  • Two-Day 'Coney Island' Sideshow, Symposium Complement Atheneum Exhibit

    Two-Day 'Coney Island' Sideshow, Symposium Complement Atheneum Exhibit
    Fittingly, the "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland" exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum isn't just about one main attraction. There are sideshows. This weekend, the museum not only brings in an actual present-day Coney Island Circus...
  • Bushnell Tower Apartment Make Over, Simple, Comfortable

    Bushnell Tower Apartment Make Over, Simple, Comfortable
    Local realty listings are littered with McMansions. Those who once opted for bigger-is-better now find that less-is-more fits their need and many have re-discovered urban living. For Robin Jaffee Frank and husband Robert Frank, Robin's appointment as...
  • Go To Taormina Film Festival With Atheneum Curator

    Go To Taormina Film Festival With Atheneum Curator
    Deborah Gaudet, curator of film and theater at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, is leading a trip to the 61st Taormina Film Festival in Sicily from June 12 to June 22. The trip will include nine nights’ stay at the San Domenico Palace Hotel, a...
  • Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!

    Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!
    There are two ways to fight this cold winter. Huddle inside and feel like you are trapped or don some happy clothes (that would be  nything that is not black or brown) and head out for any of the slew of choices the weekend brings when it comes to “...
  • Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer

    Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer
    HARTFORD — Liam E. McGee, who led The Hartford insurance company through a transformation after the 2008 financial crisis and helped rid the city of one of its most visible eyesores, died Friday. He was 60. McGee was CEO from Oct. 1, 2009, through...
  • Amistad Center Celebrates Renovated Space At Wadsworth

    Amistad Center Celebrates Renovated Space At Wadsworth
    The "renovation and reveal" excitement continued at the Wadsworth Atheneum Friday as the Amistad Center for Arts & Culture, a museum within a museum, unveiled its new area at the Main Street landmark. But this work was not done with funds from the mega,...
  • Pianist Sean Chen Joins HSO For Valentine's Day Weekend Concerts

    Pianist Sean Chen Joins HSO For Valentine's Day Weekend Concerts
    In the midst of a month of cold weather and challenging storms, it was a pleasure to enter the Belding and think about love. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the...